Robben Island

Robben Island, South Africa

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Robben Island, Robben Island, South Africa travel blog

Robben Island

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... of white settlement at the Cape, Robben Island, was used as prison colony. In 1961, South Africa's most notorious prison was established on Robben Island. Political prisoners of the anti-apartheid movement were kept here together with hardened ...

Our own political prisoner, Robben Island, South Africa travel blog

Our own political prisoner

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... on islands.  If people can escape, they also seem to provide the best escape stories.  I'm actually thinking of Alcatraz, but Robben Island is pretty good, too.  Only four people ever escape the island, and they were pretty much all caught ...

Prison politics from a convicted man, Robben Island, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Prison politics from a convicted man

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... story detailed how wardens would bet on which of the inmates would be the next to be hung. After being sentenced and moved to Robben Island, the same prisoner wrote: 'Another traumatizing aspect was when you go to the doctor for a check up. You'd hear ...

Robben Island, Robben Island, South Africa travel blog

Robben Island

A travel blog entry by whiteant

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... at the age of 18, for "Sabotage". As you could imagine, he's full of opinions about Robben Island, the folks who imprisoned him, the old South Africa, and the new South Africa. After that, it was the mandatory ushering past the souvenir opportunities ...